Pomfret School

  • Founded in 1894, Pomfret School is an independent coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for 350 students in grades 9 through 12 and postgraduates.
  • Set on a stunning 500-acre campus in Northeastern Connecticut and brought to life by an exceptional faculty, Pomfret offers a rich and rewarding experience for students from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Through a rigorous and engaging education, a commitment to service beyond self, and numerous opportunities for personal growth in academic, athletic, artistic, and residential settings, students emerge as ethical and active citizens of the world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1894

Student Body

Total Students360 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Pomfret School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
82%
Average Class Size11 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Tuition NotesTuition for Boarding Students: $64,600 Tuition for Day Students: $40,800
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions DirectorAmy Graham
Admissions AssociateKelly Sheehan

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
TennisVolleyball,
Wrestling

School Notes

Mission:  Pomfret School cultivates a healthy interdependence of mind, body, and spirit in its students as it prepares them for college and to lead and learn in a diverse and increasingly interconnected society.

Pomfret School develops students who are:
  • Disciplined and Multifaceted Learners asking relevant questions, pursuing interests and obligations with determination, reflecting on success, and developing resilience from failure;
  • Collaborative and Empathic Leadersworking effectively with others in a variety of contexts and a diversity of cultures;
  • Critical Thinkerspursuing, interpreting, and synthesizing information with a critical eye; Creative Problem-Solvers  producing innovative and original ideas and solutions, whether for the marketplace or the human race;
  • Effective Communicatorsconveying the essence of a situation with purpose, clarity, and poise;
  • Respectful and Ethical Citizensconducting themselves with integrity, compassion, and responsibility.
At Pomfret, learning:
  • Is student-centered, relevant, and meaningful;
  • Values diversity in thought, perspective, and expression;
  • Engages not just the mind and the brain, but the heart and the spirit;
  • Happens within a variety of contexts and through multiple instructional approaches;
  • Requires appropriate levels of rigor and challenge to foster growth and develop mastery.

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